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    Taufa'ahau Topou IV palladium "50th Birthday" Set 1967 (1968), KM-MS2var. Mintage: 400 sets. Comprised of three 1957-dated palladium coins (1/4 hau, 1/2 hau, hau), this set (the world's first palladium coins) was first struck for the coronation of Taufa'ahau Topou IV in 1967 and countermaked for his 50th birthday a year later (KM22, 24, 26). Seldom seen as such and sold with the original box of issue.

    Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000.

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    Auction Dates
    January
    7th-8th Sunday-Monday
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    Additional Location Info:
    Grand Hyatt New York
    109 East 42nd Street
    Empire State Ballroom I
    New York, NY 10017

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    $1,500
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